Artist Bio

My handmade collection of images is the result of hours spent in thrift shops, years spent salvaging the cast-offs from high school storerooms and libraries, and offerings from helpful friends, ambitious suitors and a vintage loving landlord. Michelangelo said of his art ‘every block of stone has a statue inside and it is the task of the sculpture to discover it.’ This quote holds true for the construction of all my handmade collage and mixed media work. Sorting through hundreds of images until the magical moment when you get to say: that vacuum belongs in that dinosaur’s hand.  

My work is available for show and for sale. Please feel free contact me.

Instagram: @girlsanddinosaurs https://www.instagram.com/girlsanddinosaurs/

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